Don Graves was one of the first to plant vineyards in the Columbia Valley AVA. With assistance from Dr. Walter Clore, Graves planted Graves Vineyards in Dallesport, Washington.
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Don Graves of Graves Vineyards. The interview took place at Graves’ home in Dallesport, Washington on June 14, 2014. Topics include how Graves started growing grapes, the history of wine in the Columbia Gorge, and Dr. Walter J. Clore of Washington State University.